Captures éditions

2/5 falls into the artists’ books series published by Captures. Four guests per year work within the same space of an open A2 format sheet (420 x 594mm), giving rise to various proposals depending on how the sheet is folded. This new collection is based on the principle of subscription – every three months members receive a new artist’s publication delivered to their mailboxes.
Graphic design: Jocelyne Fracheboud. Photoengraving: Bruno Voidey.

LES PÉLICANS DU PETIT PALAIS. A day, a place, a work. Cécile Bart (born in Dijon, 1958) chose the A5 notebook and movement. From page to page, colour intersects and overlaps – that of her painted fabrics – and images corresponding to a series of photographs of the Les Pélicans sculpture (1906) by Bugatti-Rembrandt, taken by the artist at the Petit Palais (Paris) in 2018.

Gianni Pettena (born in Bolzano,1940) reinterprets his work Tumbleweeds Catcher, a performance conducted with students from the University of Utah where Pettena was visiting professor in 1971 and 1972. Pettena erects a wooden tower in downtown Salt Lake City to capture tumbleweeds, dry bushes moved along by the wind in the Great American West. On the front cover, Pettena’s text reveals his performance, an ode to nature, which would take its revenge on a space controlled by man.

Guests 2020
John Armleder
Ana Jotta
William Kentridge
Teo Schifferli


Subscription 1 year: 2021
France : 45 €; 35 € for students; International : 55 € / year; 45 € for students

Subscription 2 years: 2021 with the 2020 collection (one shipment only for 2020)
France : 75 €; 65 € for students; International : 85 € €; 75 € for students
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